Day skipper

Day Skipper is a popular course and is the best course for those new to boating. It is an introductory course for all members of the family or crew, and applies to a wide range of vessels – including yachts, launches, powerboats, jet skis, sea kayaks, and waka.

The course covers boat handling, safety equipment, navigation, tides, weather, rules and regulations, emergencies, and knots – it is a broad course outlining the whole boating experience.

NZQA unit standard 26542 is available.

Upcoming courses

Day skipper 23: Monday and Wednesday nights. February 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th. 6.00 – 8.30pm.

To book, please select the course start date and number of people attending from the book now box on this page.  If you need help check out our booking help. The day skipper course costs $250.

If these course times don’t suit please email ocean@rpnyc.org.nz to be notified when new courses are scheduled.